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Tar Heel Olympics Central
Release: 07/25/2012

CHAPEL HILL - Current and former University of North Carolina athletes once again will make their mark on the Olympic Games this summer in London.  The Tar Heels will have representatives in field hockey, women's soccer and track and field events this summer. 

The Tar Heel Olympic Central page on is your go-to resource to follow the Tar Heels throughout the 2012 Games.  Check back often for all the latest updates from London.

The ACC in London


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Aug 4 - U.S. Out of Medal Contention after 3-2 Loss

Aug 2 - Australia Tops U.S. 1-0

July 31 - Tar Heels Help U.S. to Shutout of Argentina

July 31 - Summer Q and A with Karen Shelton

July 30 - U.S. Falls to Germany in Opener

July 23 – Read about the U.S. team's preparation for the Summer Games

June 11 - UNC Trio Named to U.S. Olympic Team


Heather O'Reilly's New York Times Olympic Blog

August 9 - Heath & O'Reilly Are London Golden Girls

August 6 - O'Reilly's Assist Helps Lift USA To Gold Medal Match

August 3 - USA Headed To Olympic Semifinals After Shutout of Football Ferns

July 31 - U.S. Finishes Group Play Unbeaten

July 28 - U.S. Through To Olympic Quarterfinals

July 25 - #AskTobin: Heath Answers Your Questions

July 25 - U.S. Rallies Past France In Olympic Soccer Opener

July 23 - US Soccer Team Opens Olympic Quest Wednesday

July 9 - Tar Heel Robyn Gayle Headed to London Olympics

June 7 - Heath & O'Reilly to Represent U.S. In London


August 9 - Schmidt Misses In 800 Semifinal

August 8 - Schmidt Advances to 800 Semifinal

August 7 - Sesay Misses Long Jump Final, Gowdas Places Eighth

August 7 - Meaders Coaches Jamaican Thrower To Olympic History

August 6 - Gowda Leads Group In Discus Qualification

August 5 - Flanagan Finishes 10th in Rainy Olympic Marathon

July 26 - Former UNC Track & Field Athletes At The Olympics

July 1 - Schmidt Takes Eighth in 1,500 Finals

June 30 - Schmidt Advances After Runner's Disqualification

June 29 - Tar Heels Conclude U.S. Olympic Trials Competition

June 28 - Schmidt Advances in Second Olympic Trials Event

June 26 - Two Former Tar Heels Qualify for London Games

June 22 - Former Tar Heels Set for Olympic Trials

June 11 - Hutchinson Participates in Olympic Torch Relay

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